Ten of the best places you've never heard of

Sinead Moore
Top ten places you've never heard of
Top ten places you've never heard of

Fancy visiting a destination that's a bit off the beaten track this year? How about a place that's so tourist-free that you haven't even heard of it?

Native Eye, a brand new tour operator which specialises in bespoke travel to far-flung destinations and "forgotten" tribal cultures, has compiled us a list of the best places as yet almost untouched by tourists - including one country that doesn't officially even exist.

Adventurous travellers can visit the beautiful Svaneti region, high up in the Caucasus mountains of Georgia, surrounded by soaring mountains and dense forests and little medieval villages. Or the holy city of Chinguettin in Mauritania, where the streets are filled with Saharan sand.

From the lowest spot in Africa to Somaliland's rock paintings which were only revealed to the outside world just over a decade ago, these places are so off the beaten track that most people aren't even aware of their existence.

Native Eye offers over 35 trips to destinations including Chad, Angola, Djibouti, Madagascar, Mauritania, Tajikistan, Yemen, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kosovo, Moldova, Romania and the Ukraine.

Have you ever been to any of any of these destinations? Let us know in the comments below

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